Hughes, Yanks fall to Braves

Here’s some photos from last Wednesday’s Yankees-Braves game at the Stadium. Phil Hughes faced Tommy Hanson as Atlanta held on for a 10-5 win.

Here’s a photo gallery of my photos from the game on Yankees.com, along with some from my friend, AP photo veteran Kathy Willens.

Dan Uggla greets Freddie Freeman after a home run:

Derek Jeter DH’d and hit the first pitch he saw from Hanson over the right field wall:

Hughes gets the hook:

Curtis Granderson sweats out the 101-degree heat in the dugout:

Eric Chavez celeberates with third base coach Rob Thomson after a home run:

Alex Rodriguez watches his home run sail out to right:

Atlanta’s Jason Heyward went on to win National League Player of the Week honors:

Here, Heyward can’t do much to prevent Jeter’s solo homer:

Jeter rounds third on his home run:

Granderson greets Jeter at the dugout:

Recently-promoted Andrelton Simmons started at short:

I was pumped to get some final season photos of Chipper Jones, who is retiring after this season, but he got the day off:

Russell Martin smokes a double to left:

Martin Prado watches his home run off Hughes:

A shot of Heyward in the dugout:


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